Brisa Fernandes

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  1. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor as a state-marker of mood episodes in bipolar disorders: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Brisa Simões Fernandes
    Bipolar Disorder Program, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 45:995-1004. 2011
  2. pmc Maintenance N-acetyl cysteine treatment for bipolar disorder: a double-blind randomized placebo controlled trial
    Michael Berk
    Deakin University, School of Medicine, Barwon Health, P O Box 291, Geelong, 3220, Australia
    BMC Med 10:91. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is not associated with response to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): a pilot study in drug resistant depressed patients
    Brisa Fernandes
    Bipolar Disorder Program, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 453:195-8. 2009

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  1. doi request reprint Brain-derived neurotrophic factor as a state-marker of mood episodes in bipolar disorders: a systematic review and meta-regression analysis
    Brisa Simões Fernandes
    Bipolar Disorder Program, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    J Psychiatr Res 45:995-1004. 2011
    ..In euthymia, BDNF decreases with age and length of illness. These data suggest that peripheral BDNF could be used as a biomarker of mood states and disease progression for BD...
  2. pmc Maintenance N-acetyl cysteine treatment for bipolar disorder: a double-blind randomized placebo controlled trial
    Michael Berk
    Deakin University, School of Medicine, Barwon Health, P O Box 291, Geelong, 3220, Australia
    BMC Med 10:91. 2012
    ..The current study aimed to investigate the maintenance effects of NAC following eight weeks of open-label treatment for bipolar disorder...
  3. doi request reprint Serum brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) is not associated with response to electroconvulsive therapy (ECT): a pilot study in drug resistant depressed patients
    Brisa Fernandes
    Bipolar Disorder Program, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Neurosci Lett 453:195-8. 2009
    ..001). There were no changes in the serum BDNF before and after the ECT treatment (p=0.89). These results do not support the hypothesis that the clinical improvement following ECT is due to changes in the BDNF...